Fax Ayres is a photographer, pilot, and entrepreneur. He the owner and President of Angerole Mounts, a niche manufacturer of device mounting solutions for aviation. Fax moved to Charlottesville in 2000, taking a job as the CFO at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation (Monticello). He and his wife opened Splendora’s, a gelato and espresso cafe, on the downtown mall in 2004, owning and operating that business until selling it to an employee in 2010. Fax has worked as a professional charter pilot and corporate pilot and currently works as a contract pilot for local aircraft owners. When he is not flying, Fax dedicates his time to fine art photography. Fax is married and has three children. He enjoys photography, flying, driving and talking about all of the above, and helping small businesses explore and capitalize on the opportunities they have identified.